Minnesota fell in the first game, but bounced back in the second to take the series
Minnesota won its Big Ten opener over Michigan
Minnesota defeated South Dakota State 5-1 in the midweek match
A play at the plate ends the Gophers' bottom of the ninth rally attempt
Ty McDevitt uses four scoreless innings for his first win of the season
Minnesota rallied for a 3-2 win over Illinois in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.
Redshirted the season.
2013 JUNIOR SEASON:
Received first Gopher letter led team in on-base percentage with a .379 mark had a five game hitting streak (3/27-4/6) was fourth on the team with 15 walks had two multi-hit games started at designated hitter a team-high 19 times led the team with a .913 OPS in Big Ten Conference play batted .294 in conference play, good for fourth on the team hit a pinch-hit double in his first at-bat as a Gopher hit a double, walked, and scored a run in 5-1 win over South Dakota St. went 3-5 in the Michigan series with four walks and a double had a career high three RBIs including a home run, double, and a run scored against Iowa (4/26) reached base a career high four times (two hits, two HBP) in a 9-5 win over Iowa (4/28) went 1-2 with a double and two walks in Big Ten Tournament win over Illinois
PRIOR TO MINNESOTA:
Named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Third Team All-American as a sophomore led the NJCAA with 19 home runs placed fourth nationally with 72 runs batted in, also a team high his 19 home runs in 2012 placed him second on DMACC's single-season home run record list held a .360 batting average and hammered out a .711 slugging percentage and a .457 on-base percentage teammate of incoming Gopher pitcher Alec Crawford as the duo helped DMACC to a 55-15 overall record member of the Bears team that won their fifth ICCAC (Iowa Community College Athletic Conference) championship, regional and district champions and qualified for the NJCAA Division II Baseball National Championship as a first baseman, he posted a .990 fielding percentage.
Born May 10, 1992 son of Steve and Patty LaShomb.
BIG TEN STATISTICS
Around the Bases with Matt Fiedler
Junior Matt Fiedler has been all over the diamond early in his Gophers career.
Around the Bases with Jeff Fasching
Jeff Fasching, a sophomore pitcher, tossed eight innings of relief for the Gophers last season.
Around the Bases with Luke Pettersen
After a successful first season with the Gophers, Luke Pettersen enters his sophomore season on campus.